The course Personal Skills - Design Thinking is a compact and intensive course designed to educate, empower and inspire participants to develop creative and user-oriented solutions to complex problems. Design Thinking allows organizations to understand their customers and potential future users, challenge previous assumptions, redefine problems and create innovations in an iterative process. It represents a universal creative technique applicable to diverse contexts.
The course will provide students with insights into the basics, the process and the application of the Design Thinking method along the five phases: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Testing. Students will improve their creativity and problem-solving skills, which will allow them to drive entrpereneurial activities in their environment.
The curriculum starts with a brief theoretical background on well-established concepts. The central part will cover various interactive group exercises in which students will apply Design Thinking and practice their presentation skills.
All sessions will be held syncronous.